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How to Display Total of Each Bar on Stacked Bar Graph


Published: 12 Mar 2020
Last Modified Date: 12 Mar 2020

Question

How to display the total of each car on a stacked bar graph.

For example:
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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2019.2.4
  • Windows 10

Answer

This can be done using reference line.
For detailed steps, please find the attached video "Display Total on Stacked Bat Chart.mp4"

Steps
1. Right-click on the Profit-axis and select Add Reference Line.
2. In reference line editing window, select Per Cell for Scope, SUM(Profit), Total for Line, and Line: None for Formatting as shown below.

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